| Ryan Paevey-Vlieger|
| Ryan Paevey|
| Ryan Jacob Paevey-Vlieger|
September 24, 1984 (age 31) (1984-09-24) Torrance, California
General Hospital, The Rental, The Girl with the Gloves
Kirsten Storms, William deVry, Brandon Barash, Bryan Craig, Emme Rylan
Ryan Paevey Wikipedia
Ryan Jacob Paevey-Vlieger (born September 24, 1984), better known as Ryan Paevey, is an American model and actor best known for his contract role as Nathan West on the ABC soap opera General Hospital.
Paevey was born in Torrance, California and was raised in Los Angeles as the son of Les Vlieger and Linda Paevey. He has a younger sister Kaitlyn, with whom he is very close. Paevey ran track and cross country in high school. His hobbies include video games, surfing—which he did with his dad as a child—and cooking, and his favorite food is sushi. Paevey can speak some French and Japanese and can read Japanese. Paevey is of Dutch and Indonesian on his father's side. Paevey is a self-proclaimed "nature boy." Paevey also briefly lived in Harlem.
Though Paevey did not plan to go into the entertainment industry, while in high school, he was scouted for modeling which eventually led to commercial acting. Paevey grew up working in construction with his father and bar tending. Paevey explained that he initially turned down the modeling opportunities but eventually decided to act on one.
As a model, Paevey has worked opposite Katy Perry and the legendary Cher. He also worked as body double for Robin Thicke during production of the music video for Thicke's "Sex Therapy." He also appeared in Christina Aguilera's 2012 music video for Your Body as he had previously worked with the video director. He also shot a campaign for Izod. Paevey has also appeared in a Corona commercial. After working as model for quite sometime and booking commercials, Paevey was encouraged to try his hand at acting. In December 2013, Paevey joined the cast of the ABC soap opera General Hospital in the contract role of Nathan West. The gig was Paevey's first series regular role. In October 2014, Paevey joined Extra as a guest co-host. In 2015, Paevey was cast as the lead in the Hallmark Channel original movie Unleashing Mr. Darcy which premiered on January 23, 2016. In 2017, he was cast as Will Nash in the Hallmark Channel original movie Harvest Love.
In 2016, Paevey launched a brand called Fortunate Wanderer, selling custom prints of photography from his travels, handmade jewelry, and outdoor gear. He has a motorcycle that he named "Lilith." In July 2015, Paevey was involved in a motorcycle accident that left him with a shattered wrist.